The FEED: Custom Nutrition For Endurance Athletes

Feature Articles Nutrition

Shopping for sports nutrition can be a pain, and many of us simply base our buying habits around whichever Clif Bar flavor is on sale at the local grocery store. But what happens when you tire of eating Peanut Toffee Buzz? The Feed, a Colorado-based nutrition company, is hoping to solve that problem.

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First Ride: Specialized S-Works Roubaix SL4 Disc

Disc Feature Articles Road Bike

The Specialized Roubaix helped usher in the endurance/sportive category of road bikes nearly a decade ago. Now the Big Red S has a new, disc equipped model. We took it for a test spin.

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Pro Bike Gallery: Sylvain Chavanel’s Custom Painted S-Works SL4

Road Bike Tour de France

Multi-time French national champion Sylvain Chavanel likes three things (that we know of, anyway): riding in breakaways, large tattoos, and driving American muscle cars.

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Tour de France Day In The Life: Feeding a Pro Team

Feature Articles Tour de France

What did it take to feed a nine-man WorldTour team at the Tour de France? Well for starters, about 40 eggs a day — plus one big pancake for Mark Cavendish.

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Tested: Specialized S-Works Evade Aero Road Helmet

Aero Gear Tour de France Video

If you’ve been watching the Tour de France, you’ve likely seen a new aerodynamic helmet on the heads of riders from Saxo-Tinkoff, Omega Pharma-Quick Step and Astana. It’s the new Specialized S-Works Evade aero road helmet — and we got the chance to test one.

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Tour de France Day In The Life: Team Soigneur

Feature Articles Tour de France

For the uninitiated, a soigneur is the person who assists riders during a race. They’re charged with preparing food, handing out water bottles and mussette bags in the feed zone, doing the team laundry, and massaging racers after the stage. It’s a busy job.

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How To: Go To The Tour de France For Free

Feature Articles Tour de France Video

Have you ever entered one of those sweepstakes where you’re prompted to write a story, shoot a video, or do something else remotely creative in the name of promoting a brand? We didn’t think so. But this guy did and won a free trip to the Tour de France. He even got to bring his wife.

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Cycling’s Concussion Dilemma

Feature Articles News

Tony Martin suffered a concussion in a crash during the first stage of the Tour de France. One day later, the German was back on his bicycle, lending credence to cycling’s reputation as a “hard man” sport. But there are those in the cycling world who would have preferred Martin quit the race in light of his head injury.

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Race Across America’s Near Death Experience

Feature Articles Travel

A violent car accident destroyed Maria Parker’s back-up bikes, but she persevered and went on to finish the grueling Race Across America.

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Get to Know the “All Powerful” Bike Lobby

Feature Articles Urban

The National Rifle Association’s 2010 budget was $220 million, compared to the roughly $7 million spent last year by Bikes Belong, the largest bicycle lobbying group

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